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On Sunday morning another central figure of the peace progress in Afghanistan was murdered. A stranger killed Arsala Rahmani on his way to the parliament near the university of Kabul. The murderer used a gun with a silencer and was in a car next to Rahmani. It is probable that the car window on Rahmani’s side was opened opened. The first bullet hit Rahmani’s heart, therefore he died immediately. The driver did not recognize the whole situation because of the silencer and the street noise. The unknown assassin was able to flee.
Arsala Rahmani was an ethnic Pashtun who had a positive attitude to the Taliban. Until 2001 Rahmani was the minister of education during the Taliban regime. Before that he was minister of hajj and religious affairs during the mujahedin government. In his lifetime Rahmani was an important person of the peace council of Afghan president Hamed Karzai. He had very good connections to the Taliban and in fact he was one of their biggest sympathiziers. That is the main point why the Taliban had no reason to kill him. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahed already said that the Taliban have nothing to do with the assassination of Arsala Rahmani.
A few time ago Rahmani visited many prisons in Afghanistan. He also visited the prisoner camps of the USA in Bagram and other provinces. Arsala Rahmani worked hard to stop the harsh conditions for the prisoners in Afghanistan. Many people also know that the majority of these prisoners are not guilty, they are not terrorists and they are not members of „Al Qaida“. Rahmani also planned to visit the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Unfortunately it is too late now.
Arsala Rahmani is the second central figure of the Afghan peace council who had been killed. Last year former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani died in the same way. The big difference is that Rahmani was a pro-Taliban Pashtun and former Taliban leader. Currently media and politicians cannot blame the Taliban for this assassination. So the question is: Who killed Arsala Rahmani?
I guess that the US and the CIA are also pretty happy that such an important person is dead now. I cannot imagine that they wanted him to visit Guantanamo Bay and see how innocent Muslims get tortured every day. Nevertheless, I do not think that the US directly have much connections with this planned assassination. The US, especially the CIA prefers to use stooges for their dirty work. In this case, they used the Pakistani intelligence service ISI. Honestly, I do not want to know how many ISI-agents are currently in Afghanistan. These guys know exactly what to do to manipulate the Afghan society, especially Warlords of the former Afgan civil war are quite useful for the ISI.
One of the states who does not want peace in Afghanistan is Pakistan. Since it’s creation, the Pakistani state is one of the biggest enemies of Afghanistan. Especially the ISI wants to interrupt the peace progress in Afghanistan. In the past, Pakistani radicals, supported financially and ideologically by the ISI, attacked Shia shrines in Afghanistan and killed many innocent people. In fact Afghanistan is one of the few Islamic countries where Shias and Sunnis live in peace together.
It must be known that the Pakistani government and the ISI are not interested in peace in their neighbouring state. Rahmani and Rabbani were killed „very properly“. The culprits are still unknown. Both assassinations were very good planned and accomplished. In fact everybody knows that there are some powerful people behind the scenes. People who are against peace in Afghanistan. People who do not care about humanity and religion.
As long as Pakistan denies this facts, there will not be peace in Afghanistan.
About one week ago the massacre of Kandahar happened. A massacre that Afghans will not forget. The official version of the US-government wants to show us something which is not tally with the truth. The US-authorities influence the mass media of the Western civilization and want to convince us that the murders were done by a single person.
A short review: At the night of March 11th 2012 sixteen civilians were killed in a village in Kandahar. The victims were nine women, three children and four very old men. No one of them were anything like a „Taliban“ or a „terrorist“. They were unarmed and attacked while they were asleep. After they were killed, the culprit tried to burn some of the corpses.
Now one week is over and a lot of new facts are known. The gunman, called Robert Bales, was a beloved family father but nevertheless, he has some drinking problems and quarrels with his wife. Before he came to Afghanistan, he was stationed three times in Iraq. During the Iraq War he lived to see many horrible things. These events damaged his psyche. One day before he ran amok in Kandahar, he had seen how one of his comrades lost his leg.
In my opinion it is unbelievable that such unstable persons like Bales are sent to foreign countries to make war by the USA.
Apart from that fact I do not believe that Robert Bales was the only murderer.
Witnesses in Kandahar tell a different story. They claim that they have seen a group of soldiers who attacked the village at night. New investigations prove that at least two of the dead women were abused sexually before they were killed. Among the witnesses are many children and teenagers. They said that their family members were awakened and shot in the middle of the night by US-soldiers. Some of them added that they even recognized helicopters in the area.
I can not understand why these innocent children and villagers should spread lies.
The Western mass media does not care about this facts. They do not tell about the witnesses. You just could find them on Afghan news-sites like Pajhwok-News or BBC.Pashto. In the last days even the Russian news-channel RT reported on a group of US-soldiers. However the majority of the news does not want to tell us the truth. They want to make us believe that Robert Bales was the only one. He is the scapegoat for the whole scenario and now he is in the USA. Nobody knows when the government brings him to trial. I also cannot imagine that the Afghan witnesses will be called as witnesses before the court.
Meanwhile the Afghan investigators in Kandahar complain about the bad cooperation of the US-army. In my opinion the US-authorities just pretend to solve the case immediately. In fact they are not interested in the destiny of the people in Kandahar. They do not care about Afghanistan and about our victims. The whole scenario calls the massacre of My Lai in mind. During the Vietnam War US-soldiers attacked the village My Lai and killed 504 civilians. The soldiers did not question their crimes. For them every villager was a supporter of the Vietcong. Finally no one of the murderers was arrested. Currently we can see the same situation here. Robert Bales is nothing more than a scapegoat for the US-authorities.
Justice is far away.